Crime Statistics for Nunhead, London, Southwark, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Nunhead, London, Southwark

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Nunhead using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 536 street level crime incidents in Nunhead in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour188
Violent Crime121
Vehicle Crime61
Burglary34
Criminal Damage Arson31
Other Theft27
Public Order25
Robbery14
Bicycle Theft10
Drugs10
Shoplifting8
Theft From The Person4
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime1
All Crime536

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Nunhead. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Nunhead

We've taken the ten nearest places to Nunhead and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Nunhead has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Peckham (0.88 miles)836
New Cross Gate (0.62 miles)817
Hatcham (0.62 miles)817
New Cross (0.88 miles)734
Telegraph Hill (0.83 miles)730
Honor Oak Park (0.88 miles)584
Brockley (0.88 miles)584
Nunhead536
Forest Hill (1.24 miles)470
Honor Oak (0.62 miles)438

39.4%
of Southwark residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Nunhead

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Nunhead and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
New Cross Gate173
Hatcham173
Peckham170
Telegraph Hill170
New Cross168
Honor Oak Park133
Brockley133
Nunhead121
Honor Oak93
Forest Hill87

Last updated: February 3, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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